DIMOS


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DIMOSDonatori Italiani Midollo Osseo (Italy)
DIMOSDrug Intelligence Method of Operation System (FEMA)
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From the retail solutions perspective, Dimos emphasizes that "community pharmacy is my passion, in addition to how McKesson is able to take care of and support this customer segment.
A pharmacy industry veteran, Dimos joined McKesson in September 2013 as senior vice president of corporate strategy and business development.
Kelly Dimos and Kristy Dimos, the bride's sisters, served as maids of honor.
"Pharmacies have the education, tools and implementation support at each step, starting with understanding and monitoring of performance to deliver top results in Star Rating measures, synchronizing patient prescriptions, and ultimately using the MedSync pickup to offer patient-centered services," Dimos points out.
"Pharmacies have the education, tools and implementation support at each step, starting with understanding and monitoring of performance to deliver top results in Star Rating measures," Dimos says, "synchronizing patient prescriptions, and ultimately using the MedSync pickup to offer patient-centered services." And it's the focus on the patient, Dimos emphasizes, that is really the heart of the Health Mart mission.
Dimos came to McKesson after seven years at Supervalu Inc., where he most recently served as president of Supervalu Pharmacies.
Speaking to consolidation and integration, Dimos noted the traditional trend of "like dissolves like," in which retailers bought retailers, PBMs bought PBMs and manufacturers bought manufacturers.
According to Dimos, supermarket pharmacy retailers face three main challenges: continued margin pressure on prescription products, rising costs of doing business from a regulatory and audit perspective, and slow recognition and utilization of community pharmacists as health care providers.
"The CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] estimates 20.6 million Americans age 20 and older have diabetes," Dimos points out.
"We're spending quite a bit of time comparing staffing models and work-flow design in our pharmacy operations to assure we can provide the best service possible," says Chris Dimos, president of pharmacy operations.